Tech veteran joins TerraHub Technologies
Evan Hu becomes co-founder, CTO of Calgary-based firm’s AI division
TerraHub recently announced the appointment of Evan Hu as co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Artificial Intelligence. Hu joins TerraHub to drive the company’s strategy and growth in the areas of machine learning and artificial intelligence.
“We are honoured to have Evan join our team, he brings a wealth of experience and a successful track record in growing knowledge-based businesses.” said Dan Giurescu, chief executive officer for TerraHub.
Evan has 30-years of experience in the creation and management of successful businesses, and a proven track record in growing and mentoring successful professionals and teams. His most recent exit, Ideaca Knowledge Services, grew to be one of Canada’s Top 100 Solutions Providers and was later acquired by Hitachi Canada. Evan brings three key attributes to TerraHub, his proven ability to scale and grow successful teams, his passion for artificial intelligence and his experience as a technology entrepreneur. Evan as a cofounder compliments the company’s ability to invest in and commercialize the most compelling blockchain and artificial intelligence product ideas.
No secret that AI is the future
“I watched TerraHub closely since the beginning, their well-planned and executed approach to introducing emerging technologies was impressive,” says Hu. “It’s no secret that AI is the future, from my view, TerraHub provides the best opportunity to bring this to industry in the market and I want to be a part of it.”
Evan along with co-founders, Dan Giurescu, John Dugdale and Elena Dumitrascu are joined by an impressive Advisory Board composed of industry & academic leaders including: Celine Gerson Schlumberger Canada Limited, Paul K. O’Donoghue Executive Chairman Showpass, Bob Schulz Haskayne School of Business, Alexander Munro and Ed Ma. This cross-industry board of leaders are recognized for their outstanding ability to identify early trends and capitalizing on the value of technology, will be influencing and shaping TerraHub’s product and go-to-market strategies. With the team and strategy now in place, a capital raise is in the plans.